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Daily Quiz #931

General Knowledge Quiz for 6 August 2011

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1

Phlebitis is a condition that affects what part of the body?

A
Kidneys
B
Eyes
C
Gums
D
Veins
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2

Who won his fourth Olympic gold medal with Paul MacDonald in 1988?

A
Ian McKellen
B
Ian Fleming
C
Ian Paisley
D
Ian Ferguson
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3

Which of these comes closest to the meaning of the French phrase "Joie de vivre"?

A
Joy of living
B
Life is a game
C
Long life
D
Living in sin
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4

Which film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni showed the nature and emotions of the characters when Claudia (played by Monica Vitti) searched with her lover Sandro (Gabriele Ferzetti) for her sister Anna (Lea Massar)?

A
L'avventura (The Adventure)
B
Blow Up
C
Il deserto rosso (The Red Desert)
D
Zabriskie Point
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5

Which country occupies the islands called Luzon, Panay, Negros, Cebu, Mindanao, Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi?

A
Canada
B
Philippines
C
Greece
D
Turkey
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6

The Academy Award-winning song "Mona Lisa", written by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston for the film "Captain Carey, U.S.A", was a 1950 hit for which artist?

A
Bobby Darin
B
Danny Kaye
C
Dean Martin
D
Nat King Cole
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7

What Roman road in England linked Exeter in South West England to Lincoln in the East Midlands, via Ilchester, Bath, Cirencester and Leicester?

A
Stane Street
B
Dere Street
C
Fosse Way
D
The Portway
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